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Newport News Public Schools and the Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

NNPS and the Coronavirus: What you need to know

NNPS to open additional meal site; NN libaries offering free wi-fi at select meal sites

Posted: May 3, 2020

(en español)

New Meal-To-Go site

A new meals-to-go site will open at Discovery STEM Academy at 1712 Chestnut Avenue on Wednesday, May 6. Meals-to-go are available for all students each weekday from 11:30 to 12:30 at locations across the city. Take-home dinner meals are included on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, thanks to a partnership with World Central Kitchen.

Free wi-fi hotspots

Beginning May 4, Newport News Public Library will provide Wi-Fi hotspots at select meals-to-go sites offering up to 30 connections at a time. Students and family members may bring their laptop or mobile device and connect for free. Look for the sign with information on how to connect your laptop or mobile device when arriving at the following meals-to-go locations:


  • Marshall Courts Recreation Center (Free "Grab & Go" books for youth available)
  • Palmer Elementary
  • Todd Stadium


  • Ivy Baptist Church (Free "Grab & Go" books for youth also available)
  • Courthouse Way Community Center (Free "Grab & Go" books for youth available)
  • Warwick High School (Free "Grab & Go" books for youth also available)


  • Heritage High School
  • South Morrison Learning Center (Free "Grab & Go" books for youth available)


  • Marshall Courts Recreation Center
  • Lee’s Mill Community Center (Free "Grab & Go" books for youth available)
  • Hogan Drive / City Center Area


  • Ivy Baptist Church
  • Circle Mobile Home Park

Newport News Public Library is also providing free Wi-Fi hotspot access from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Heritage High School at the parking lot next to the tennis courts.

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Employee Rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (pdf)